|Insight: Capitol Chat / Peter Sagal at the Mondavi Center / "The Resister" / "From the Moon to the Earth" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - In this week's Capitol Chat, CapRadio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler talks about a battle growing at the Capitol that has all the potential to get really complicated, and maybe really ugly. It's the fight over Affirmative Action and it's got Democrats splitting along some racial lines. Peter Sagal - Host of NPR's quiz game "Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me!" Peter Sagal will be at the Mondavi Center in Davis Friday to talk about what it takes to be funny...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler, CapRadio's Capitol Bureau Chief; Affirmative Action; Peter Sagal; Host of NPR's quiz game Wait Wait . . . Don't Tell Me!; Mondavi Center in Davis; The Resister; Bruce Dancis; culture critic; Arts and Entertainment editor at the Bee; Cornell; tear up his draft card; served 19 months in federal prison; Resister: A Story of Protest and Prison during the Vietnam War; From the Moon to the Earth; cosmology of the Armenian philosopher G.I. Gurdjieff; JS Kingfisher, composer
|Insight-140408 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Campaign Finance - The US Supreme Court handed down another decision striking down campaign finance restrictions based on a Free Speech doctrine relating to the Citizens United decision in 2010. We will talk with McGeorge School of Law professor Mary-Beth Moylan about what the McCutcheon v. FEC decision means for election and campaign finance laws across the US and in California. We will also get a little background on the concept of money-as-speech, first defined in the 1978 Buckley v...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Campaign Finance; US Supreme Court; striking down campaign finance restrictions based on a Free Speech doctrin; Mary-Beth Moylan, McGeorge School of Law professor; McCutcheon v. FEC decision; 1978 Buckley v. Valeo case; News Network; UC Davis' Picnic Day; Jeff Hudson, Davis Enterprise Reporter; strict alcohol bans on campus; Critical Hit: An All-Geek Comedy Show; Nick and Micaela Pettigrew; 2014 with animation and video for a full multimedia experience
|Insight: VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths / The Greeks Road On The Road To WWI / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths - At Fort Hood Wednesday, President Barack Obama restated his commitment "to step up our efforts to reach our troops and veterans" who are suffering mentally and emotionally. The Department of Veterans Affairs will be at the vanguard for this effort, but a recent report by The Center for Investigative Reporting has found that the VA has wrongfully turned away veterans from mental health treatment...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths; Fort Hood; President Barack Obama; The Department of Veterans Affairs; The Center for Investigative Reporting; mental health treatment; veterans; $200 million in 978 separate wrongful death cases since 2001; Aaron Glantz; The Greeks Road; On The Road To World War I; 100-year anniversary of World War I; Hellenic Studies Program at Sacramento State University; Paris Peace Conference; Sound Advice; Jonathan Carabba, co-founder of Submerge Magazine
|Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sacramento Habitat For Humanity / The Vanishing Point - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Political Junkie Goes West - Political Junkie turns his gaze west every Monday. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight on a weekly basis to talk about California politics and put it in the context with the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. and offers his Insight into the on-going corruption scandals in California's legislature...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Political Junkie Goes West; Ken Rudin; Talk of the Nation; Habitat For Humanity Sacramento; fundraising event on Thursday; 100th house built in our community; Ken Cross, CEO Habitat for Humanity; The Vanishing Point; California Stage; Nedra Pezold Roberts; Ray Tater, producing artistic director of California Stage
|Insight:Stockton's Heart & Spirit Run / Kushman By The Bottle / The Synthesizer - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Stockton's Heart & Spirit Run - This Saturday, policymakers, students, teachers, practitioners, advocates and parents will come together in Stockton for the Heart & Spirit Run to honor victims of violence in their community. The run is the final event for the 4th Annual Boys and Men of Color (BMoC) Summit organized by Fathers & Families of San Joaquin. We'll talk with executive director Sammy Nunez about the summit and the purpose behind the Heart & Spirit Run...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSu Sacramento; Stockton's Heart & Spirit Run; honor victims of violence; 4th Annual Boys and Men of Color (BMoC) Summit organized by Fathers & Families of San Joaquin; Sammy Nunez, executive director; Kushman By The Bottle; Rick Kushman, wine expert; Rick's Picks; Rioja's; Tempranillo; The Synthesizer; electronic instrument; keyboard; horror films; The Beatles; Van Halen; Mark Vail, former editor for Keyboard Magazine; The Synthesizer: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding, Programming, Playing, and Recording the Ultimate Electronic Music Instrument; Friday at The Avid Reader in Davis
|Insight: Female Uzbek music / Ultimate Beatles / Healthy or wealthy|
"Love Terrestrial and Love Divine" - A glimpse into the traditionally private music of the women of Uzbekistan. "Ultimate Beatles Collection" - Find out what's included in a local man's huge auction of Beatles memorabilia. Healthy or wealthy - Experts explain why San Francisco's poorest neighborhoods have more home owners than the city's wealthiest areas.
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Love Terrestrial and Love Divine; Razia Sultanova; Beatles; San Francisco homeowners; poor; wealthy
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Rachel Barton Pine and Angelo Moreno - Violinist Rachel Barton Pine is performing with the Davis High School Baroque Ensemble to help support their upcoming tour of Italy. Rachel and Davis High School Orchestra Director Angelo Moreno will come to talk about the concert. Rachel is also performing with the Sacramento Philharmonic and making the rounds to several local schools. Capitol Chat - Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler returns from paternity leave just as things really start to heat up in Calif...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Rachel Barton Pine, Violinist; Angelo Moreno; Violinist; Davis High School Baroque Ensemble; upcoming tour of Italy; Angelo Moreno, Davis High School Orchestra Director; Sacramento Philharmonic; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; returns from paternity leave; California's Capitol; Weed Land; Compassionate Use Act of 1996; smoke cannabis legally with a doctor's note
|Insight: Spring Storms and El Nino / Dealing with Child Grief / Flying Monkey Productions / Austin Kleon - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
El Nino? - We will talk with Dr. Kelly Redmond about what the recent March storms mean for our drought and how they factor into our water budget. Child Grief - Dinner table conversations about death and loss are often prompted by news events - the Washington mudslide or the disappearance of Malaysian Flight 370 are examples - but every family experiences grief at some point, in some way, and we wonder about the "right way" to handle it...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; El Nino; Dr. Kelly Redmond; March storms; drought; water budget; Child Grief; Dinner table conversations about death; grief; Teri Collet, Clinical Supervisor with Community Hospice Social Services in Modesto; grief counseling program for kids; Generation ME; Flying Monkey Productions; Julie Soto; Will Finan; Ryan Warren; original musical dealing with teen suicide; Show Your Work; Austin Kleon, Author; 10 easy tips on how to parlay your creativity into a career; Sacramento Public Library; Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered
|Insight: Developing East Sacramento / Neighborhood Reaction To McKinley Village / News Network / Katie Hafner - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Developing East Sacramento - Residents of East Sacramento have mixed feelings about some proposed infill projects coming their way. First, there's the non-controversial development of the former Sutter Hospital into housing. Second, there's the very controversial project by developer Phil Angelides to build several hundred homes between the Cap City Freeway and Union Pacific railroad north of East Sacramento...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Developing East Sacramento; proposed infill projects; Sutter Hospital; Phil Angelides, developer; Steve Cohn, City Councilmember; Neighborhood Reaction To McKinley Village; Terry Kastanis from the East Sacramento Preservation Neighborhood Association; Rob Finley with Neighbors United for Smart Growth; News Network; The Google barge; Michael Fitzgerald, Stockton Record Columnist; Katie Hafner; relationship between mothers and daughters; Mother Daugher Me: A Memoir; CapRadio Reads
|Insight:Political Junkie Goes West / Businesses in K Street Mall / The Outdoor World / Tapigami/Exhibit S Opening - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins us for a signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in an effort to put it all in perspective. Businesses in K Street Mall - It's a time of change for some businesses in Sacramento's Downtown Plaza and a t...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Political Junkie Goes West; Ken Rudin; Talk of the Nation; Businesses in K Street Mall; Sacramento's Downtown Plaza; Business owners in the East end of the mall are vacating their stores; Marty DeAnda, Record Store Owner; Beth Ayres-Biro, Co-Owner of River City Brewing Company; The Outdoor World of Sacramento 13th Edition; The Effie Yeaw Nature Center; The Outdoor World of Sacramento; Peter Hayes, former editor of the Sacramento Union and author; Molly Keller, illustrator; Jo Smith, artist; Tapigami/Exhibit S Opening; Danny Scheible, Sacramento-area artist; turns everyday tape into jewelry; Tre Borden, manager; releasing a new documentary
|Insight: Adapting To Climate Change / The Cat Who Chose To Dream / Sudden Impact / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Adapting To Climate Change - A report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released this week says what many people already fear: climate change is going to get worse. And, while it makes sense to try to slow climate change, the report implies that places like Northern California are going to have to learn to live with the lower snow packs, wild fires, heavy rains and other intense forms of weather...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; adapting to climate change; Jeff Goldman, AECOM planner; Cat Who Chose to Dream, The; Loriene Honda, psychologist and author of The Cat Who Chose to Dream; Japanese internment during WWII; Sudden Impact; William Bill Wood, attorney and author of Sudden Impact; Sound Advice; Cale Wiggins; Three B's
|Insight: Political Junkie / Health Insurance Appeals / Marcos Briton / Cameron Carpenter - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Ken Rudin - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," will chat with us about the recent corruption charges from the state senate. Health Insurance Procedure Denials - You may not be denied health insurance under the law according to the Affordable Care Act, but that doesn't mean insurance companies still won't play a large role in deciding what kind of healt...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Ken Rudin; The Political Junkie; NPR; Talk of the Nation; recent corruption charges from the state senate; Health Insurance Procedure Denials; Affordable Care Act; insurance companies; Pauline Bartolone; denials for some health-care procedures by health insurance providers; Marcos Breton, Sacramento Bee columnist; upcoming district attorney's race; Cameron Carpenter, organist; forthcoming debut album If You Could Read My Mind
|On Demand week of 14-03-22 - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
On Demand week of 14-03-22
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|Insight: News Network / Glaski Ruling on Foreclosures / Singer-Songwriter Autumn Sky - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - Sacramento won an eminent domain ruling last week that puts the city on track to build a downtown sports arena. In this week's News Network, The Sacramento Bee's Metropolitan Reporter Ryan Lillis joins us to talk about the last few hurdles the city needs to overcome before construction can get started on the arena. Plus, Sacramento News & Review Co-Editor Nick Miller joins us for a conversation on Yelp, the social media platform that makes every diner a restaurant critic...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Ryan Lillis, Metropolitan Reporter, The Sacramento Bee; Nick Miller, Co-Editor, Sacramento News & Review; Yelp's impact on local business; eminent domain for new arena; Glaski v Bank of America; foreclosures, new ruling makes suits more likely; Stephen Foondos, founder, United Law Center; Autumn Sky, singer-songwriter; Scout EP by Autumn Sky
|Insight: Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West / "Immigrants" / Donna’s Reads / Dee Maaske - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West - Sacramento's public television station KVIE is investigating a Central California health concern in the newest ViewFinder documentary "Deadly Dust: Valley Fever in the West." The half-hour documentary explores Valley Fever's impact on various populations and the push for more funding and attention. It includes interviews with Valley Fever survivors and experts...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Deadly Dust: Valley Fever In The West; KVIE; Central California health concern; ViewFinder documentary; Immigrants; Alan Truax, Playwright; William J. Geery Theater in Sacramento; Leo McElroy, Director; two families struggling to live the American Dream; Donna's Reads; John Steinbeck; The Grapes of Wrath; Donna Apidone, Capital Public Radio host; Dee Maaske, veteran actress with 21 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; fiesty 91-year-old grandmother; 4000 Miles
|Insight: News Network / Indigenous Peoples Day / For The Love Of Cities / Rio Americano High School - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - The international screws are tightening on Russia as the country continues annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea. Western countries are imposing additional sanctions on Russia that threaten isolating the country further and disrupting its economy. In this week's News Network we're speaking with Russian American Media contributing editor Florin Ciuriuc about how Russians are responding to the news of additional sanctions on Russia...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Crimea and Russian annexation; Russia continues annexation of Crimean region of the Ukraine; Florin Ciuriuc, executive director, Slavic Community Center of Sacramento; Indigenous Peoples Day; Tiffany Adams, organizer, Indigenous Peoples Days at Sierra College; K'ina kil - The Slaver's Son; For the Love of Cities; Peter Kageyama, author, For the Love of Cities; Emerge Summit in Sacramento; civic pride; Rio Americano High School; Josh Murray, band director; Rio Americano High School; Charles Mingus Jazz Festival; AM Jazz Ensemble, Rio Americano High School; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Pet Tales / Covered California Deadline / Midnight in Mexico / Al Jarreau - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Pet Tales - Owning your own chickens, goats and bees can be a great way to get farm-fresh food on your fork without relying on the food industry. But urban ranching (or beekeeping) isn't a walk in the park. Pet expert Gina Spadafori joins us for this month's Pet Tales to explain the joys and pitfalls of urban livestock. Covered California Deadline - The Affordable Care Act enrollment deadline for people without health insurance is fast approaching...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Pet Tales; Gina Spadafori; goats and chickens in urban settings; chickens and goats in urban settings; Covered California; Affordable Care Act; California health exchange; Midnight in Mexico; Alfredo Corchado, Mexico Bureau Chief, Dallas Morning News, and author of Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness; Women of Juarez, The; The Women of Juarez: How many more must die before it's too many?; Al Jarreau, Grammy Award-winning jazz artist; Rick Kushman; Pamela Wu
|Insight: Electronic voting|
Electronic voting - Are California’s electronic voting machines sufficiently safe from hackers? A recent review by the Secretary of State’s office says no. Today on Insight, Secretary Debra Bowen and the principal investigator in the study tells you what the review turned up and you’ll hear from county election officials who aren’t happy with the results.
Keywords: electronic voting; California Secretary of State; Debra Bowen; hackers; county election officials; KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
|Insight: Hmong in America / "Gilgamesh"|
Hmong in America - Federal authorities recently broke up an alleged plot to overthrow the government of Laos that was being planned by local Hmong refugees. Today on Insight, we look at the history of the Hmong in Laos and why they came to the US. Plus, you’ll hear how the local Hmong community feels about the case. "Gilgamesh" - The world premiere of the play "Gilgamesh," which was supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, opens this weekend at The Short Center Repertory ...
Keywords: Hmong; Laos; General Vang Pao; Gilgamesh; Short Center; Rick Foster; Jim Anderson; Brian Hillebert; Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; overthrow
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Eminent Domain / March Madness Brackets / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter Katie Orr explains why State Senator Leland Yee was arrested on public corruption charges Wednesday. Eminent Domain - Earlier this week, we talked about a judge's ruling that cleared much of the road for redevelopment of the downtown plaza and for construction of a new arena. That ruling involved the concept of eminent domain, which allows governments to take over private property for a public purpose, like eliminating slums or buil...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr; eminent domain; John Sims, McGeorge law professor and co-founder of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy; March Madness brackets; college basketball brackets; NCAA bracket pools; basketball tournament; Bob Moffitt; Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam; Nick Brunner; Blue Dog Jam; Rick Kushman
|Insight-130716: News Network / Parasites in Cat Feces / "The Five Acts of Diego Leon" / Beer & Bacon - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - Visitors to Downtown Reno have been getting a special welcome to the Nevada city - free parking. Today on News Network, Sierra Reporter Ky Plaskon tells us about Reno's troubled transition from coin-operated parking meters to electric ones. We'll also hear the latest on the City of Stockton's current political strife. Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald lays out three potential options for Stockton's embattled mayor...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Downtown Reno; free parking; transition from coin-operated parking meters to electric ones; City of Stockton's current political strife; Michael Fitzgerald, Stockton Record Columnist; Parasites in Cat Feces; Trends of Parasitology; severely harmful parasite; Toxoplasma gondii; serious birth defects; deafness and mental retardation; Patricia Conrad, professor of parasitology at UC Davis' School of Veterinary Medicine; The Five Acts of Diego Leon; Alex Espinoza, Author; Squaw Valley Community of Writers; recent novel; mystique of old Hollywood; Beer & Bacon; Farm to Fork; Mayor Kevin Johnson; January's Bacon Fest; BLT Week; Beer & Bacon Block Party this Saturday; Rob Archie, owner of Pangaea Two Brews Cafe; Kelly Hogge, chef at Magpie; Triple Crown Winner at Bacon Fest; local brewer Peter Hoey
|Insight: West of Next / Doug Stanhope / Skinner / Sound Advice: Jazz|
West of Next - Sacramento band West of Next is celebrating the release of its new CD, "Surf Bop Stories," with a show at Marilyn's on K Street Friday. Doug Stanhope - Doug Stanhope is a comic who has been performing for nearly two decades. He is a foul-mouthed, very pointed social critic who does not flinch from his vision of things. He will be at the Punch line Feb. 23, 24 and 25. Skinner - We'll speak with the artist known only as Skinner, who is one of the few Sacramento artists ever to honor...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; West of Next; Surf Bop Stories; studio performance; Doug Stanhope; Skinner; Sound Advice: Jazz; Gary Vercelli
|Insight: Reno Air Races / "America's Heartland" / Rufus Buck Gang / Kushman by the Bottle|
Reno Air Races - The national Reno Air Races begin Wednesday and memories are vivid from one year ago when pilot Jimmie Leeward lost control of his plane, crashing into the ground, killing himself, 10 spectators and injuring more than 70 others. But changes have been made in the year since to better protect spectators and pilots. We'll talk with president and CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association, Mike Houghton, and championship-winning pilot John Parker...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Reno Air Races; Mike Houghton, CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association; John Parker, championship-winning pilot; America's Heartland; Jim Finnerty, producer, America's Heartland; Jason Schultz, reporter, America's Heartland; Rufus Buck Gang; Leonce Gaiter, author, I Dreamt I Was in Heaven: The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang; I Dreamt I Was in Heaven: The Rampage of the Rufus Buck Gang; Kushman by the Bottle; Rick Kushman
|Insight: Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative / Breast Cancer Endowment / "Tied Up in Knotts" / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative - A group of homeowner, business owners and residents of Bear Valley recently voted to form a cooperative with an intent to purchase the Bear Valley Resort and Village. The resort and village have been up for sale since early 2013. We'll talk with Paul Petersen of the Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative and John Wagnon of Vail Resorts about the latest developments in plans to purchase the property...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative; form a cooperative; Bear Valley Resort and Village; Paul Petersen of the Bear Valley Mountain Cooperative; John Wagnon of Vail Resorts; Breast Cancer Endowment; Placer Country grassroots volunteer group; breast cancer research position at the UC Davis Cancer Center; Dr. Ralph de Vere White, Director of UC Davis' Comprehensive Cancer Center; Carol Garcia, co-founder of the Placer Breast Cancer Endowment; Tied Up in Knotts; Karen Knotts; Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom; Don Knotts; Sound Advice: Local Licks; Janelle Bitker, Sacramento News & Review music and arts writer; local bands and emerging artists
|Insight: Dave & Lois / Mayoral Advice / Happy Mayfield|
Dave & Lois - Local TV anchors Dave Walker and Lois Hart are retiring this week after a long and distinguised career that included being the first co-anchors on CNN. We'll talk with about their careers. Their final newscast is at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26th on KCRA Channel 3. Mayoral Advice - What advice would you give to Sacramento’s next mayor? As Kevin Johnson prepares to take over the reigns of the city, KXJZ News' Ben Adler sits down with two former mayors - Anne Rudin and Phil Isenber...
Keywords: Dave Walker; Lois Hart; KCRA news anchors; CNN co-anchors; mayoral advice; Kevin Johnson; Anne Rudin; Phil Isenberg; Sacramento mayor; Happy Mayfield; hip hop; soul; singer-songwriter; musicians; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Capitol Chat / SactoMoFo / Bill German / Sound Advice: Jazz|
Capitol Chat - In our regular weekly segment, we hear what's been happening in the State Capitol this week. High speed rail, the senate confirmation of Steve Glazer to the California State University Board of Trustees, and tax day are a few of the issues we'll be talking about. Here to wrap up these topics with us is Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler. SactoMoFo - With the fourth Sacramento Mobile Food Truck festival (SactoMoFo) and its 27+ mobile vendors from all over the Nor...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; High speed rail; Steve Glazer; Ben Adler; SactoMoFo; Sacramento Mobile Food Truck; NorCal region; Bill German; Rolling Stones; Under Their Thumb: How A Nice Boy From Brooklyn Got Mixed Up With the Rolling Stones and Lived to Tell About It; Devin Yamanaka; jazz
|Insight: Capitol Chat / SummerWords Conference / Poet Laureate Philip Levine / Sound Advice: Two Sheds|
Capitol Chat-In our regular weekly segment, we hear what's been happening at the California's State Capitol this week with Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler, including his brief exchange with Governor Jerry Brown and an excerpt from one of the marketplace interviews. We'll also hear about the new Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll on Prop 28, 29, and the Governor's budget. SummerWords Conference-American River College's creative writing department hosts its annual colloquium this wee...
Keywords: Capital Public Radio; KXJZ; Insight; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento public radio; Phil Levine; poet laureate; capitol chat; sound advice; two sheds; summer words; Nick Brunner
|Insight: Capitol Chat / California ProStart Cup / Jan Haag / Magnolia Sisters - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - California Republicans are gathering in Burlingame this weekend for their spring convention. In this week's Capitol Chat, San Francisco Chronicle Senior Political Writer Carla Marinucci talks about the importance of election year party conventions, and why the GOP didn't invite gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly to the gathering in Burlingame. California ProStart Cup - Students from Cosumnes Oaks High School, Estrellita High School, Leo A...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; California Republicans; Burlingame; spring convention; San Francisco Chronicle Senior Political Writer Carla Marinucci; Tim Donnelly, gubernatorial candidate; California ProStart Cup; Students from Cosumnes Oaks High School, Estrellita High School, Leo A. Palmiter and Whitney High School; two butane burners; Jan Haag, Poet, Journalism and English professor at Sacramento City College; creative writing community; Sacramento Poetry Center in Midtown; Magnolia Sisters; 2014 Cajun & Blues Festival; Ann Savoy & The Magnolia Sisters; multi-Grammy nominees; Celtic Dance Concert and CD Release Party at the Beatnik Studios on Sunday, March 16
|Insight: News Network: Stockton / INNOVATE / Charles Munch / Sea of Bees|
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|Insight: Healthcare Survey / Hoby Champion of Change / The Eighties / Eating on Franklin Boulevard|
Healthcare Survey - There's been a lot of speculation about how much the American Affordable Care Act will cost California taxpayers. But, for the first time, a Bay Area think tank has outlined how President Obama's new sweeping health care law will impact the California economy, including employment. Key findings of the study show that the ACA could potentially create up to 100,000 new jobs and generate nearly $4.5 billion in gross state economic output...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; healthcare survey; American Affordable Care Act; Henry Hoby Wedler, Champion of Change; UC Davis grad student honored at White House; blind chemist honored as Champion of Change; Eighties, The; Joseph Palermo; Eating on Franklin Boulevard; Patrick and Chelsea Kennedy; Patrick Kennedy; Chelsea Kennedy
|Insight: World AIDS Day / Lee Child / Rockwell Models / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
World AIDS Day - Every year on December 1, countries around the world commemorate World AIDS Day. An estimated 34 million people worldwide have HIV/AIDS. In the greater Sacramento area, over 5,000 people are infected with the disease, 1,000 of which do not even know. Emily Tsuchida, nurse practitioner at the Center for Aids Research, Education & Services (CARES), joins us to share her experiences with treating HIV positive patients...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; World AIDS Day; CARES; Emily Tsuchica, CARES nurse practitioner; Lee Child, Jack Reacher author; Thornton Percival, Norman Rockwell model; Crocker Art Museum, Norman Rockwell exhibit; Rika Nelson, Crocker Art Museum manager of public programs; Lial Jones, Crocker Art Museum Mort and Marcy Friedman director; Sound Advice; Jeff Hudson, arts reviewer, holiday concerts; Compañia Mazatlán Bellas Artes de Sacramento; Sacramento Masters Singers; Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra
|Insight: Surburban Poverty / Cost of Being Unhealthy / News Network / Comedian Johnny Taylor - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Suburban Poverty - In a lot of cities, including Sacramento, San Francisco and Stockton, the number of people living in poverty is higher in the suburbs than the inner cities. There are a lot of complicated reasons for that, not just that some of the poorer inner-city people have moved outward. Alan Berube is a senior fellow & deputy director at the Brookings Institution and he' co-authored a new book called "Confronting Suburban Poverty in America." He'll be speaking today to the Sierra Health ...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio, CSU Sacramento; Suburban Poverty; poverty is higher in the suburbs than the inner cities; Sacramento; San Francisco; Stockton; Alan Berube, senior fellow & deputy director at the Brookings Institution; Confronting Suburban Poverty in America; speaking today to the Sierra Health Foundation; Beth Ruyak; Cost of Being Unhealthy; drain on the economy; cardiovascular diseases; heart disease; cost California more than a $1 billion in Medicaid treatments for a single year; Jessica Núñez de Ybarra, MD, MPH, FACPM, is Chief of Coordinated Chronic Disease Prevention Section California Department of Public Health; Christine Lee, Pharm.D. is a doctor of pharmacy and author of The Essentials of Asthma, Essentials of Diabetes and the forthcoming Essentials of Hypertension; News Network; subsidize a new sports and entertainment complex; K Street; Eye on Sacramento, watchdog group; relies heavily on hotel taxes; lost more than $200 million since 1999; Raheem Hosseini of the Sacramento News & Review; Jared Goyette, Sacramento Press Editor; struggle with unpaid citizen journalism; Johnny Taylor, Comedian; still has a day job; making a name for himself in the Sacramento comedy scene; recording his very first album Tangled Up in Plaid; Sacramento's Punch Line; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento
|Insight: Student Loan Changes / Climate Change and Violence / "Lemons into Lemonade" / Paige Anderson and The Fearless Kin|
Student Loan Interest Rates - On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a Senate plan that will result in reduced student loan interest rate, and President Obama is expected to approve it soon. This decision comes as a relief to many students and parents who, since a rate increase on July 1, had been expecting to have to pay much more. Today, Gina Banks, UC Davis director of federal government relations will explain this new plan and how the reduced rate will affect past, present ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; student loan interest rates; Gina Banks, UC Davis director of federal government relations; violence increase linked to higher temperatures; Edward Miquel, UC Berkeley professor and author; Lemons into Lemonade; workplace meetings and conflict; meetings made better; Robert Garmstrom, author, Lemons into Lemonade; Paige Anderson and The Fearless Kin; bluegrass musicians from Grass Valley; Nevada County Fair; studio performance; live performance; Wild Rabbit
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Special Olympian Donald Schendel / Actor, Musician James Marsters / Local Artists Tom and Sally - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Contributing Editor for Capitol Weekly and host of Capitol Weekly's show Politics on Tap Greg Lucas joins Insight for this week's Capitol Chat to talk about, among other things, the ongoing drama surrounding Democratic senators Rod Wright and Ron Calderon. Background on Wright: Attempt To Expel Convicted State Senator Derailed Wright's Conviction Hits Close To Home For Many California Lawmakers Convicted State Senator Takes Leave Of Absence Democratic Party Likely Not Hurt by Wrig...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Greg Lucas, Contributing Editor for Capitol Weekly and host of Capitol Weekly's show Politics on Tap; Special Olympics medalist; Donald Schendel, most decorated Special Olympian in the Sacramento area; Dwayne Schendel, father of Donald; James Marsters, actor and musician; Spike; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Ghost of the Robot; Tom Myers; Sally Myers; Tom and Sally Myers, sculptor/carvers and photographers
|Insight: Japan Relief Workers / News Network: Reno / Climate Refugees / South by Southwest|
Japan Relief Workers - One year after the tragic earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown in Northern Japan, a team of relief workers from Sacramento were finally granted access to the still-recovering disaster zones. The team took a digital audio recorder on their trip and have returned with exclusive sound and stories from the people they met and the recovery they witnessed. News Network: Reno - Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore, who some call one of the state's most influential men, is under...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Japan relief workers; Sacramento church members aid Japan relief; News Network: Reno; Martha Bellisle, reporter, Reno Gazette-Journal; Climate Refugees; Justin Hogan, producer, Climate Refugees documentary; UC Davis Blum Center; David Kyle, UC Davis Blum Center; South by Southwest; SXSW; Nick Brunner
|Insight: "Funny in Farsi" / Christopher Fairman / 24 Hour Comics Day|
"Funny in Farsi" - Firoozeh Dumas is the featured author for Sac State's inaugural One-Book program this year. She's in town for a local event. Today on Insight, she'll tell you about her book, "Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America." Christopher Fairman - Acclaimed local musician Christopher Fairman has a new record coming out and he's performing this weekend. He'll tell you about the darker, more reflective "85, 87" and you'll hear him perform live with Sacramento guitarist...
Keywords: Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America; Firoozeh Dumas; Sac State; One-Book; Christopher Fairman; Nick York; 85, 87; live performance; 24 Hour Comics Day; Empires Comics Vault; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Capital Connector / Students Helping Students / Itamar Zorman / South by Southwest|
Capital Connector - For nearly ten years area officials have been trying to realize a 35-mile beltway linking Interstate 5 and El Dorado Hills. Rising costs, legal challenges and community objections have stopped progress on the expressway. But last week the five-member board of the Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority certified the environmental impact report for the project and agreed on a route for the bypass...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capital expressway connector; Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority; students helping students; We Are Aggie Pride, UC Davis; Dream Develop Do, CSU Sacramento; Itamar Zorman, violinist; South by Southwest; SXSW; Nick Brunner
|Insight: Galleria Fire Update / Modesto Architecture Festival / Fitness DVD|
Galleria Fire Update - A fire started by a man who had barricaded himself in the GameStop store at the Roseville Galleria yesterday is under control, but the damage is great and emergency personnel and Roseville city officials are making plans to deal with it. Today on Insight, we'll get an update on the situation from Roseville Fire Marshall Dennis Mathisen and City of Roseville spokesperson Megan McPherson...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; Roseville Galleria fire update; Dennis Mathisen; Megan McPherson; Jerry Wernli; Modesto International Architecture Festival; Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and The American City; fitness DVD; Chip Conrad; BodyTribe Fitness
|Insight Cambodia Children's Photography / "Holler Back" / Catalina Swim|
Cambodia Children's Photography - An exhibit featuring photographs taken by former child prostitutes is open in Sacramento. Today on Insight, you'll hear about the exhibit and learn about the Agape International Mission, an agency dedicated to teaching children marketable skills to help stop the cycle of child prostitution. Agape runs a retoration center in Cambodia that houses and educates children rescued from human trafficking...
Keywords: child prostitution; Cambodia photography; Agape International Mission; human trafficking; Holler Back: (not) Voting in an American Town; voting documentary; lulu Fries'dat; Catalina swim; swimmers follow-up; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Homelessness in Sacramento - John Brenneise|
Homelessness in Sacramento - A goup of tents sheltering homeless people got worldwide attention last month when they were featured on Oprah. What's next for Sacramento's tent city? We'll also discuss what changes might come in how local agencies deal with homelessness.
Keywords: tent city; homeless; homelessness; Kevin Johnson; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Mayor Johnson / SXSW / "At the Gate of the Wolf's Lair" / Irish Rock & Roll|
Mayor Johnson - We're going to talk to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson about his year-long dealing and negotiating to keep the Kings from relocating and what the next steps in the process will be. We'll also ask him his bid for reelection, green initiatives, and work with area charter schools. SXSW - A handful of Sacramento bands will be representing Sacramento's musical prowess this week at the country's preeminent music festival, South by Southwest...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson; Kevin Johnson, Mayor, Sacramento; Sacramento arena plans; SXSW; Nick Brunner; South By Southwest; At the Gates of the Wolf's Lair; Roger Barrick, author; Irish Rock & roll; Whiskey and Stitches; Stout Rebellion; studio performance
|Insight: State of the Lake / Day Tripping: Locke / Lewis Black / Parie Wood - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
State of the Lake - Anything you ever wanted to know about Lake Tahoe can be found in UC Davis' annual "State of the Lake" report: weather, water temperature, color, depth . . . the list goes on. UC Davis has been continually monitoring the lake since 1968 and has amassed a unique set of data for one of the world's most beautiful and vulnerable lakes. Researchers from Davis' Tahoe Environmental Research Center in Incline Village are expected to release the 2013 report Wednesday morning...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; State of the Lake; State of the Lake; UC Davis' annual State of the Lake report; Davis' Tahoe Environmental Research Center in Incline Village; Geoffrey Schladow, Director, UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center; Day Tripping: Locke; Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio Healthcare reporter; San Joaquin Delta town of Locke, built by Chinese immigrants in the 1900s; Lewis Black, Comedian; The Daily Show; Sacramento Community Center Theater August 17; ninth stand-up special; August 24: Lewis Black: Old Yeller' Live at the Borgata; mutual dislike for Texas Governor Rick Perry; Parie Wood, singer/songwriter; Manifest; Outstanding New Artist in the 2012 SAMMIES competition; Mumbo Gumbo and Walking Spanish at Fairytale Town as a part of their Cat and the Fiddle Music Festival; live in-studio performance
|Insight-130730: CT Scans for Smokers / Rehab Racket / State Fair Success? / News Network - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
CT Scans for Smokers - A federal task force is recommending annual CT scans for millions of smokers and former smokers to look for early signs of lung cancer, a move that could prevent some of the 160,000 annual lung cancer deaths in the United States. Some critics worry taxpayers will pick up the extra costs of the CT scans under the new Affordable Care Act. The 16-member U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gave the lung cancer screening test a grade of "B," and under the ACA insurers are requi...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; CT Scans for Smokers; federal task force is recommending annual CT scans; early signs of lung cancer; critics worry taxpayers will pick up the extra costs; Affordable Care Act; U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; Smoking is the biggest risk factor; Dr. David Gandara from UC Davis; Rehab Racket; new investigation has found a pattern or fraud by rehabilitation clinics that collect government funding; Center for Investigative Reporting; CNN; widespread scheme to bilk the state's Medicaid system; Will Evans, CIR reporter; State Fair Success?; Rick Pickering, California State Fair General Manager; fair ended Sunday; daily attendance on the rise; News Network; Joel Metzger, Calaveras Enterprise Editor; Leila Fowler murder case; Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee reporter; reporting on some Sacramentans who are trying to stop the downtown arena plan
|Fiddle and Cello / Save the Merc|
One of the world's top Celtic musicians lives in Nevada City. Today you'll hear Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser, along with cellist Natalie Haas, live in our studio with music and conversation. What do you do when McClatchy doesn't want to buy you? San Jose journalists have started a campaign called Save the Merc.
Keywords: Fiddle and Cello; Save the Merc; Alasdair Fraser; Natalie Haas; KXJZ; Sacramento Public Radio
|Insight: Insight updates / Memorial in Modesto|
Today on Insight, updates on recent topics, including the incorporation of Arden Arcade, CalPERS divestment from Iran, whether a shortage of honey bees hurt this year’s almond crop, and what happened to Michael Kollwitz and his Chapman Stick. A concert in Modesto on Saturday honors a local soldier killed in Iraq. Kristy Kruger, the Texas-based singer-songwriter behind the memorial concert tells you about her brother, Lt...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; almond crop; Arden Arcade; CalPERS divestment; Iran; Iraq; CalPERS; Bill Lockyer; Kristy Kruger; Eric John Kruger; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio
|Insight: Los Braceros / Illicit property trading / "Wednesday Night Mom"|
During the Second World War Millions of Mexican men legally immigrated to the U.S. under the Braceros Treaty to bolster the domestic workforce. Today you'll hear stories of the Braceros, how they impacted California's Latino community, and how they changed the face of California. Cultural anthropologist Dr. Monica L. Udvardy researches illegal trading in sacred African statues. Today she tells you the remarkable story of two stolen Kenyan memorial posts that turned up in an unexpected place 15 y...
Keywords: Los Braceros; Illicit property trading; Wednesday Night Mom; abused children; neglected kids; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Tuesday's ballot / Calling the shots|
As voters gear up for Election Day reporters and other experts throughout our region tell you about the issues you'll find on the ballot in your community. Local sports anchor Mark Demsky teaches you the art of play-by-play announcing. Jeffrey Callison will join you in the classroom; he'll try his hand at announcing a Sacramento King's game under Demsky's tutelage.
Keywords: election day; sports announcing; Mark Demsky; KXJZ; Sacrametno Public Radio
|Insight: John Lescroart / Neil Hamburger / Baby Signs Follow Up / Chris Webber's Collection|
John Lescroart - Local author John Lescroart has a new novel out this month. Today on Insight, you'll hear about "Betrayal," a story set in the city streets of Iraq. Comedian Neil Hamburger - Comedic persona Neil Hamburger is in town for a sketch comedy festival. Baby Signs Follow Up - A follow up on our recent baby sign language discussion. Can babies can talk with each other using sign language? Chris Webber's Collection - Basketball star Chris Webber's collection of rare African-American arti...
Keywords: John Lescroart; Betrayal; Neil Hamburger; sketch comedy festival; baby signs; sign language; Chris Webber; African-American artifacts; Sacramento Library; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio
|Insight: Capitol Watch / News Network: Fire Update / Ikebana International / "Stolen Moments" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Watch - It's a big week for California lawmakers. As Congress gears up for a vote on whether to use military intervention in Syria, the end of session is fast approaching for the state legislature. We'll check in with Political Reporter Matt Laslo in Washington D.C. to hear how the California Delegation is expected to vote. And State Government Reporter Katie Orr tells us the latest on California's prison problem and what's expected from lawmakers by midnight Thursday...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Matt Laslo, political reporter; Katie Orr, state government reporter; California's prison problem; California legislature; News Network: Fire Update; Morgan Fire; Rim Fire; American Fire; Tim Daly, News10 reporter; Gus Thomson, Auburn Journal; Ikebana International; Japanese flower arranging; Stolen Moments; Elisabeth Nunziato, director, Stolen Moments; Jason Kuykendall, editor, Stolen Moments
|Insight: Effect of Yosemite Closure on Surrounding Communities / New Breast Cancer Drug / Girls Love Mail / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Rim Fire-Yosemite Closure Double Whammy - If anywhere needed a federal government shutdown less, it's probably the California community of Groveland. The small foothill town depends on tourists to stop and spend money while en route to Yosemite National Park. But smoke from the recent Rim Fire kept tourists and their dollars away during the peak season for visiting Yosemite. Now, political wrangling in congress has forced the park's closure just as tourists started to return...
Keywords: insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Rim Fire-Yosemite Closure Double Whammy; federal government shutdown; Groveland; Yosemite National Park; Rim Fire; tourists dollars; peak season; Rich Ibarra, Capital Public Radio's Central Valley Reporter; Groveland's Iron Door Saloon; Breast Cancer Research; new breast cancer drug; approved by the FDA on Monday; breast cancer awareness month; Dr. Richard Bold, a UC Davis breast cancer surgeon and researcher; Girls Love Mail; breast cancer; less tangible ways of treating the disease; chemotherapy; handwritten love letter of support could boost your optimism; alter your chances for beating cancer; letter writing project for breast cancer patients; Founder Gina Mulligan